5. Steven Pienaar
The Joburger has earned cult status on Merseyside, after racking up more than 150 appearances for English Premier League club Everton.
The tricky midfielder has enjoyed spells at some of Europe’s finest clubs – Ajax, Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur – and returned back to Mzansi to play for current ABSA PSL Champions, Bidvest Wits. He is the only footballer in the top 10 richest South African sports stars. He has a net worth of R523 million ($40 million).